Crafted from exotic rosewood, these claves are bright and high-pitched in tone. Their piercing attack provides plenty of cut for Latin and Jazz music!
Unique design raises Congas a perfect half-inch off the ground for that open, "on-the-stand" sound. Pack includes 3 risers, sufficient for a single drum.
Rawhide Maracas provide dynamic mid-range pitch with darker tone than plastic maracas. Gon Bops Rawhide Poquito Maracas are more sensitive than the larger Rawhide Maracas.
With medium pitch and mellow attack, these Gon Bops Traditional White Wood Claves sound great in small ensembles, and are suitable for any style of music.
The legend is back! A modern version of the legendary instruments designed and built by Gon Bops founder Mariano Bobadilla. Vintage character has been preserved using traditional counter hoops, Gon Bops natural hide heads and Durian wood construction. Traditional welded bottom ring design eliminates cup washers for extended tuning range.
Constructed from wood and cowhide, this pair of shakers is typically played together to produce a "call-and-response" talking effect. Simply squeeze the skins to change the pitch and produce multiple sounds. Available in large and small sizes.
Blending the Flamenco tradition of Spain with the authentic Folk tradition of Peru, Gon Bops has created a remarkable Cajon that boasts two playable panels. Its unique sideways sound port design allows performers to play either the front or back panel...or both. In addition, the Flamenco side provides guitar string wires while the traditional side does not, for maximum versatility in tone. For bigger, tighter bass response, the traditional side features a partially sealed playing panel. The Flamenco side also More Info »
The Gon Bops Tumbao Timbales Set includes a 14" Timbale, a 15" Timbale and a Gon Bops 3-Series Timbale stand. Designed with cold-rolled Steel shells that produce bright, lively cascara, this set versatile enough for Jazz, Rock and Latin music. The low-profile hardware design means tension rods and stand adjustments are flush with rim. The Gon Bops 3-Series Timbale stand features a Mega-Tripod base with extra clamp for locking the inside tube securely and increased stability. Also, it features the More Info »
Ideal for students and recreational players, or the perfect set of grab'n'go Timbales, Fiesta Timbales are available as a 14" and 15" set with lightweight dual stand. Constructed from black powder-coated steel, these entry-level Timbales are a top-tuning model with drumset style lugs and top ring. Incorporating many of the same features as our top line instruments, Fiesta Timbales offer tone and durability typically found at a much higher price point.
Constructed from natural cowhide and wood, Gon Bops Drum Shakers shakers are an essential hand percussion item, ideal for any set-up. Sold as a set of three shakers.
Gon Bops Rawhide Maracas provide dynamic mid-range pitch with darker tone than plastic maracas.
The fully collapsible Commuter Cajon by Gon Bops is a full sounding instrument with great bass tones -- perfect for percussionists who must travel light and compact. The deep resonant chamber offers loud, tight bass, and the diagonally placed internal guitar strings provide authentic Flamenco style playing. The portable Commuter Cajon breaks down to fit into the included backpack, which fits in overhead baggage compartments for airline travel. The Gon Bops Commuter Cajon package includes everything you need, including a More Info »
Truly a work of art! This beautifully and painstakingly hand-inlayed instrument is also one of the most versatile Cajons on the market. Its deep, resonant bass tone is awe-inspiring. Playing with hands closer to the edges results in multiple levels of "snap" as the minimalist guitar string wires are engaged, resulting in some truly sublime effects. Wires are configured diagonally across the corners for reduced snare sound when playing bass tones. An increased number of adjustable screws also results in More Info »
Authentically Peruvian! Mohena hardwood construction, meticulously dovetailed corners and pristine lacquer finish all add up to a quality instrument. Partially-sealed front panel design results in louder, tighter bass and plenty of high-end "pop". The matte-finish faceplate is built to Alex's specification. Hand made in Peru, each quality instrument is meticulously tested before it ships, resulting in a superb Cajon that is built to last! This cajon comes with a free gig bag!!
Ideal for beginners and students, or use it as your "grab'n'go" Cajon, the Fiesta Cajon is a great-sounding, quality instrument at a smart price. With MDF shell/Maple front panel construction and internal snare wires, authentic Spanish Flamenco tones are a snap to achieve.
Named for highly-acclaimed percussionist Efrain Toro, the El Toro Cajon looks and sounds simply stunning. Crafted from select Peruvian Mohena wood, it also features inner guitar strings for authentic Flamenco Cajon tone. It delivers an astonishing range of tone, from snappy highs to deep, resonant lows, partly due to its angled front contour. Large rubber feet ensure ample bass tones don't get lost in the floor. Hand-made and meticulously tested in Peru by skilled craftsmen, this is a beautiful sounding More Info »
Gon Bops Fiesta Bongos are ideal for students and recreational players, or the perfect set of grab-n-go Bongos! Designed with many of the same features found in top line drums, Fiesta Bongos offer tone and durability typically found at a much higher price point. Built from plantation-grown Parawood, Fiesta Bongos are available in a variety of cool colors: natural, yellow, red and black. A 9.75" Bass Bongo is also available. Fiesta Bongo Natural #FS785N is on the left.
Authentic Spanish-style, Peruvian-built Flamenco Cajon features select lightweight wood construction and internal steel wires for traditional Flamenco snare sound. A seating pad is included for comfort. Includes free bag.
Gon Bops Fiesta Congas are 10-inch and 11-inch diameter drums in natural lacquer finish with black hardware and natural hide heads. These drums feature lightweight comfort top rings and Gon Bops smart design side plates. Gon Bops Fiesta Congas offer tone and durability typically found at a much higher price point. They are ideal for students and recreational players, or as a grab-and-go second set of drums. Built from plantation-grown Parawood. Available individually, or as a set which and includes More Info »
Gon Bops founder Mariano Bobadilla built only one line of drums special enough to carry his name. Today, Gon Bops are proud to offer a modern version of these legendary instruments. Their vintage character has been preserved using traditional counter hoops, Gon Bops natural hide heads and Durian wood construction. One-of-a-kind, Mariano drums offer authentic sound, from big, beefy open tones to crisp slaps and solid palm sounds. If you are ready to move up to a truly classy set More Info »